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Shawn Hennigan, M.D.

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Shawn Hennigan, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specializing in Shoulder & Elbow

Shawn P. Hennigan, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, with a sub-specialty focus on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. As a sub-specialist, he sees a large volume of problems ranging from relatively simple to very complex. He has a special interest in treatment of shoulder arthritis, and rotator cuff injuries. Dr. Hennigan performs a high volume of total and reverse total shoulder replacement, rotator cuff repairs, as well as joint sparing salvage procedures for irreparable rotator cuff tears.

Dr. Hennigan joined Hand to Shoulder Clinic in 2020, but practiced most recently in Green Bay, WI. He is originally from Philadelphia, PA where he completed medical school at Temple University. He went on to complete his orthopedic surgery residency at Rush University in Chicago, IL. After his residency, Dr. Hennigan completed his fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Since completing his training in 2000, he has chosen to limit the scope of his surgical practice to caring for patients with shoulder and elbow problems.

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Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure during which the internal structure of a joint is examined for diagnosis and treatment of problems inside the joint. In arthroscopic examination, a small incision is made in the patient's skin through which pencil-sized instruments that have a small lens and lighting system (arthroscope) are passed. Arthroscope magnifies and illuminates the structures of the joint with the light that is transmitted through fiber optics. It is attached to a television camera and the interior of the joint is seen on the television monitor.

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  • I can't say enough good things about Dr. Hennigan following two separate accidents to my left arm. Today I have full function of my arm and completely pain free. Dr. Hennigan delivered results beyond my expectations. He is a true professional, meticulous in his work and it shows. In my opinion he is...

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    ~R McGinley~

  • I was referred to Dr. Hennigan by an associate of his, Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Klumb, due the severity of the injuries to my shoulder from an accident that I was involved in. The injury to my shoulder was extreme, and labeled as an "irreparable rotator cuff tear". The surgery that Dr. Hennigan reco...

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    ~Steve Rich Rich~

  • Dr. Hennigan is such a good doctor. Answered all my questions and explained everything very well! I highly reccomend him !!

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    ~Joseph Schweiner Schweiner~

  • I was having shoulder issues. I was taking pool therapy classes but was not improving. Someone in the class recommended Dr Shawn Hennigan. From the 1st time I met him, I felt comfortable with his diagnosis for a total shoulder replacement on 2/2019. He told me that he would help to make me ‚Äúpain f...

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    ~Connie Babler~

  • I have been with Dr Hennigan about 15 years. First experience I was having issues with my elbow, I had went to another doctor first, and kept having issues went to Dr Hennigan he knew exactly what was wrong, I had surgery and never had another issue. Over the years I had Dr Hennigsn for both shou...

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    ~Laura Krueger~

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